Bellevue Natural Health Clinic | West Vancouver Premiere Naturopathic Medicine

January 15th 2015

The Health Benefits of Tumeric

Health Benefits of Tumeric

Post Author: Dr. Sara Kinnon Categories: General, Health Terms, Naturopathic Medicine, Nutrition

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January 14th 2015

MTHFR Mutation

You may be hearing a lot of buzz around the term MTHFR defect or mutation.  What does this mean?

This is a genetic mutation that affects up to half the population!  The mutation prevents the body from making methyltetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) and thus lacking the ability to convert folic acid to its physiologically active form, methyltetrahydrofolate.  We most often hear about folic acid in prenatal care and the prevention of…

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January 13th 2015

Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower doesn’t have to be boring!

Many of my patients are on a grain free diet.  The reasons range from IBS to Colitis to Eczema and more.  For some of these people, it means a drastic change, often giving up their favorite foods. Rice is a staple for many people. I recommend experimenting with cauliflower as an alternative!  You are replacing the empty calories of rice with a nutrient dense…

Post Author: Dr. Sara Kinnon Categories: General, Naturopathic Medicine, Nutrition, Paleo, Recipes

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December 17th 2014

Homemade Almond Milk!

It may seem like a fad – but it is not.  More and more people are choosing alternatives to cow’s milk for a variety of reasons.  Whether it is an ethical choice, or a food sensitivity it doesn’t matter but you do want to replace it with a healthy alternative.  Grab a container of almond milk at the grocery store and look at the ingredient list.  You will find…

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October 29th 2013

Cold Laser Therapy

 

What is Cold Laser Therapy?

conditions treated by cold laserBellevue Natural Health Clinic is thrilled to now be offering cold laser therapy, using the state of the art Theralase system. This technology is a safe and effective way of treating chronic pain, neural muscular-skeletal conditions and providing wound care. Cold laser therapy works by…

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